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Welcome New Members: Ian and Raquel Lentnek

Published on Jan 3, 2019

We are pleased to welcome our new members to our growing Shearith Israel family.  We look forward to getting to know Ian and Raquel and their children; Hudson (6 yrs old) and Dakota (10 months old).

First Mill Street Synagogue

The little synagogue on Mill Street was the first structure designed and built to be a synagogue in continental North America. 

1730
Emma Lazaraus

Emma Lazarus is best known for her famous poem, “The New Colossus,” inscribed on the base of the Statue of Liberty. 

1883